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as north korea terminates its nuclear programs. >>> the faa is ordering that boeing take a closer look at critical control part on boeing 747s on operation in the u.s. the issue are pins that attach to horizontal stabilizers on some of the airplanes. there is a tendency for them to prematurely wear and corrode causing the pilot to lose control of the aircraft. the problem is blamed on improper application of the pins protective coating. the faa order means that all affected parts must be replaced with improved pins. only airplanes flying in the last 15 years will be inspected and flight schedules aren't expected to be impacted. >>> lots of unanswered questions in the amtrak derailment in fremont. the train was traveling from los angeles to vancouver when two wheels derailed. 154 passengers, 14 crew members were onboard. no one was hurt. the accident happened about 9:00 and the train resumed its 2 1/2 hour trip later. no word on what caused that train to derail or caused those two wheels to derail. >>> a san jose police officer has been released from the hospital after being hit by a ca
circling an area not terribly far from where we are standing. circling the area over watertown. the faa has declared the area over watertown a no-fly zone mink that that helicopter is a police helicopter. again, investigators think that they know where this second suspect is. that would be a major development here. obviously, for the people of boston, a short time ago. police chief of boston, ed davis, came out here along with governor duvall patrick, aannounce t announce the city of boston is on a shelter in place order. for hours now, including the entire city of watertown. the latest we have out here, pete williams, nbc news. haes be he has been right on this one all along. the investigators believe they know where suspect number two is hold up here in watertown. police helicopter flying over the city. now, it is just frozen in the air. it is stationary i would guess maybe a mile from where i'm standing here with all the gathered media from around the world. police keeping us in this spot. no one being allowed to go into watertown. the entire mass transit system in boston is shout down.
acts. the sequestration did force the faa to cut more than $600 million from its budget. got to make up for the money somehow. what it is going to be doing is furloughing some of the country's 15,000 air traffic controllers. specifically, they are going to ask them to take one day off every two weeks through september. airports will have to delay their takeoff so that the short staff controlled towers don't get overwhelmed trying to land those planes. the airports feeling the brunt are going to be the ones in new york, d.c. and chicago's o'hare. in chicago, they might have to shut down one of their two control towers. as you can imagine, what impacts the east coast and midwest certainly trickles down out here to the west coast. sfo, the federal government saying, they could see delays of up to 90 minutes. one of the terminals had not seen any delays, nothing significant or out of the ordinary for a monday morning. definitely nothing in a 90-minute range. but, again, it is early in the day. yesterday was actually when this went into effect. that was a sunday, wasn't much impact. the airl
of the furlough for air traffic controllers at the nation's 13 largest airports. the faa warning in some cases, passengers could see delays of 90 minutes or more. that is nationwide. this is all part of the sequestration cuts imposed by congress to save more than $600 million. "today in the bay's" bob redell is at sfo checking on all the delays. we will have more details coming from bob at the airport coming up in a matter of minutes. >>> it is also earth day. crews were busy over the weekend. the odd things they found at the beach. >>> plus, we'll take a look at huge pressure on that company this morning as it gets ready to report profits ahead in business. >>> we are going to check in for rob mayeda. 5:11. this is also an important week for apple, california's most valuable company must prove it still deserves the title. not long ago, we were referring to the tech giant as america's most valuable company. >> america, not anymore. apple has fallen way beyond exxon in overall market capitalization. pressure growing on ceo tim cook to say something, do something, excite the apple faithful and s
travel season. delays at laguardia, newark, charlotte. the faa on monday blamed staffing and weather and says staffing challenges at regional centers led to ground delays and more spacing between flights around the country. it's the first time the public has felt the impact of across the board budget cuts from the sequester. >> it's already bad enough when they have their regular delays so i can't imagine being stuck here for three hours and not knowing what's going to be next. >> in certain places i believe cutbacks should not be happening. >> i think it's horrible. there's enough problems dealing with delays and security and weather and other things when you're flying. i think they should furlough the president and congress. >> reporter: the faa claims it had no choice but to put 15,000 controllers on unpaid furloughs, which means 10% fewer of them working each day. the agency said that could mean delays of 3 1/2 hours in atlanta, more than 2 hours in chicago, and 1:20 in laguardia. the airlines are furious and argue there are other places to cut. >> the air traffic controllers hav
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